Tam is 41 years old, and married with two children. Her husband earns money as a laborer for hire. She supports her family by sewing clothes and other products. She started this business twenty years ago to cover her expenses, and raise her two children. They live in Ho Chi Minh City.
Tam is requesting a loan to expand her business by buying better quality sewing materials and fabric that she will use to increase the turnover of her business.
She hopes that through the loan she will be able to expand her business activities, and have money to reinvest in her business in the future.
About Capital Aid Fund for Employment of the Poor
Capital Aid Fund for Employment of the Poor (CEP) is a non-profit Vietnamese microfinance institution that operates in the provinces of southeastern Vietnam and the Mekong Delta. CEP's head office is located in Ho Chi Minh City. This institution’s mission is to work with, and for, the poor and poorest to realize sustained improvements in well-being through the provision of financial and complementary non-financial services in an honest, efficient, and sustainable manner. The non-financial services CEP offers to complement its basic credit and savings products include financial education, raising awareness of health and sanitation issues, and education scholarships for children.